Boat Show Put-in-Bay Day: 2020 Cleveland Boat Show

Boat Show Put-In-Bay Day at the 2020 Cleveland Boat Show and Fishing Expo sponsored by Progressive Insurance Thursday January 16th, 2020. The expo kicks off with the Lake Erie Islands in the forefront.  The mood is festive as the theme is all things Put-In-Bay.  There is never a bad time to put an Island in Your Life!

Grab some of the famous Lobster Bisque prepared by the masters at The Boardwalk Restaurant.  The succulent lobster and creamy base will leave you full and dreaming of Summer Days.  Listen in as talented Put-In-Bay Entertainers play to the crowds, really getting that island spirit alive at the Boat Show Put-In-Bay Day.  There’s no better way to get to South Bass Island than by your own vessel, so be sure to stop by the great vendors.  They are eager to assist and answer any questions about your next boat purchase.  With so many makers and manufacturers represented, you are surely to find the right vessel.

2020 Cleveland Boat Show General Information

Cleveland Boat Show


International Exposition (I-X) Center

1 I-X Center Dr.

Cleveland, OH 44135


January 16-20, 2020


Adults 13 & Up                 $15

Children 12 and Under     Free

Senior Citizens                 $13

Theme Nights

1/16     Put-In-Bay Night

1/17     Winter Rendezvous

1/18     Celebrate the Lake Erie Islands

1/19     Women’s Day

1/20     Family Day


The 2020 Cleveland Boat Show has a ton of great vendors to help you pick out your next boat.  With so many options onsite, buyers can compare different options at one time.  Visitors will be able to get aboard and get an in-depth look into the vessel.

Also, they have an extensive assortment of fishing makers and providers.  So, you will be able to get informed on the latest trends and be prepared to catch a monster.  Check out the latest in fishing gear from the best reels to the tackle that is getting results with Lake Erie Walleye.  The Fishing Expo is sponsored by Fisherman’s Central.  There will be a Trout Fishing Pond set up where visitors can catch a fish.  Also, there will be discussions about kayak fishing.  Kayak fishing is quickly becoming a hip new way to fish.  Lastly, an impressive 5000 gallon Bass tank will be the location for many talks and demonstrations.  The Bass College is sure to be an informative and insightful fishing information.

Inside, guests can expect to find activities for the whole family.  There is even a dedicated day that has even more kid-friendly happenings on January 20th.  Be sure to stop by the Boat Show’s Put-In-Bay Day on Opening Night 1/16 for island fun and any of the days for a great boat show.

Boat Show Put-In-Bay Day: See You There!

Put-In-Bay Sign You Should Be Here

We look forward to joining our Friends of the Bay on Thursday January 16th for the start of the 2020 Cleveland Boat Show.  Although the weather may be cold, the sights, sounds and smells of Put-In-Bay will be heart warming.  Be sure to stop in and reset your watch to Island Time and reset your worries!

2020 Put-in-Bay Summer Reservations

It is never too early to make your summer Put-in-Bay lodging plans. In fact, for some weekends it is almost too late! Popular summer weekends book quickly at Put-in-Bay. Deposits and confirmations start going out on January 1st each year, and by the start of February many of the Special Deals are already filled up. Check out our list of Put-in-Bay Lodging Special Deals and pick the one best for your group or family.


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